The president of the International Olympic Committee says he remains confident the Winter Games will go on as scheduled in South Korea despite growing tensions including North Korea's latest ballistic missile test.
Los Angeles' roller coaster campaign to host the Olympics for a third time – an effort marked by early defeat and last-second negotiations – reached a conclusion Wednesday when the city was formally awarded the 2028 Summer Games.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has agreed to dismiss all but one of the first 96 Russian doping cases forwarded its way from sports federations acting on information from a report detailing cheating in the country.
Staff Sgt. John Joss is one of four active-duty Army soldiers who will compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. In 2007, Joss lost a portion of his leg during an ambush in Iraq. But he decided to keep serving. Joss said a U.S. Marksmanship soldier inspired him to represent the nation and shoot competitively while he was undergoing rehabilitation. Joss aims for the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle Prone and Mixed 50m Rifle Prone at the Rio Paralympics.
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Making his debut at Rio Paralympics, Staff Sgt. John Joss shoots for gold
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